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Proposed Illinois Firearm Legislation SB1868

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview


Description: Creates the Firearm Dealer Licensing Act. Provides for the regulation of firearm dealers through licensure by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Provides that no person may sell or otherwise transfer, expose for sale or transfer, or have in his or her possession with the intent to sell or transfer any firearm without being licensed under the Act. Provides, however, that the prohibition does not apply to a person who makes occasional sales, exchanges, or purchases of firearms for the enhancement of a personal collection or as a hobby, or who sells all or part of his or her personal collection of firearms. Sets forth provisions concerning application, fees, duration of licensure, license retention requirements, submissions to the Department, penalties, revocation, and suspension. Grants rulemaking authority to the Department and provides that for the purpose of determining compliance with the Act, the Act may be enforced by any municipality in which a licensee is located or, if a licensee is not located in a municipality, by the county in which a licensee is located.

Session: 99th General Assembly

Last Action: Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: October 10, 2015


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1 sponsors: Ira Silverstein;

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 2% (1 of 59)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Oct 10, 2015 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
Senate May 15, 2015 Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2015
Senate Apr 24, 2015 Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 15, 2015
Senate Mar 27, 2015 Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 24, 2015
Senate Mar 18, 2015 To Subcommittee on Firearms (JU)
Senate Mar 11, 2015 Assigned to Judiciary
Senate Feb 20, 2015 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
Senate Feb 20, 2015 Referred to Assignments
Senate Feb 20, 2015 First Reading
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 20, 2015 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

Link: link to state bill page

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